$350 prix fixe, varying with seasonal availability.
10 Columbus Circle, at Broadway; 212-823-9800
2.Alain Ducasse at the Essex House
From $150 for a three-course prix fixe to $280 for the current seven-course black-truffle menu.
155 W. 58th St., nr. Seventh Ave.212-265-7300
From $55 prix fixe to $200 for an omakase tasting menu.
822 Madison Ave., at 69th St.; 212-988-7277
4. Per Se
All menus from five to nine courses, $175.
10 Columbus Circle, at Broadway; 212-823-9335
From a $92 three-course prix fixe to eight courses for $168.
60 E. 65th St., nr. Park Ave.; 212-288-0033
6. Jean Georges
The seven-course tasting menu is a steal at $118.
1 Central Park West, at 60th St.; 212-299-3900